The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ActionScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe ActionScript
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 258 275
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £290 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -75.55%  

ActionScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2714 3120 3230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.06% 34.81% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1941 2013
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 118 83
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ActionScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript in the South East

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ActionScript in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript in the South East

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActionScript in the South East

ActionScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript in the South East

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +6 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 £130 -
ActionScript
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Typography
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Flash Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Flash Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (33.33%) SCORM
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Content Development
1 1 (33.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Typography
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP